Corporate Governance and the New Technology
Written in a simple and straight-forward tone, this text focuses on the duties of directors and officers associated with the use of the new technology.
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In Corporate Governance and the New Technology, Alberto Salazar explores a new and evolving area of law which is quickly becoming a key element in the effective governance of corporations. The impact of artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, algorithms, and smart contracts on corporate governance is transforming corporate law and there is a high demand for understanding and regulating the transformations these impacts are likely to bring.
Written in a simple and straight-forward tone, Corporate Governance and the New Technology focuses on the duties of directors and officers associated with the use of the new technology. It provides a clear introductory overview of the conceptual framework governing that area of law while offering primary updated authorities such as legislation, court decisions, and rule proposals from several jurisdictions as well as some secondary authorities.
- The duties of directors – Duty of loyalty and duty of care
- Directors’ duty of care and governance with the new technology and data – Assessment, monitoring, and risk mitigation; disclosure and compliance
- Directors’ duty of care and the governance of the new technology and data – Risks and measures
- The pitfalls of directors’ duties and the new technology – Lack of expertise and knowledge uncertainty; regulatory cost and compliance cost; directorial power abuse, data control, and tech manipulation; AI director liability; and more
- National and international legislation and cases – Canada, Europe, United States, and China plus global updates
- Bonus content – Related articles on technology and corporate governance from other professionals in the field
Who Should Read This Book
- Directors of public, private, and not-for-profit corporations – To understand their roles and responsibilities as Directors
- Lawyers – As a reference guide when giving advice to clients who are Directors
- In-House counsel – As a reference guide when advising their Directors on corporate governance matters
- Corporate managers, including CEOs and executive teams – To understand their roles and responsibilities as Officers of the corporation
- Law libraries and public libraries – For patrons conducting research
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Directors’ Duties, The New Technology, and Data Governance
1.02 The Duties of Directors
1.03 Directors’ Duties and the New Technology
1.04 Duty of Loyalty, the New Technology, and Data Governance
1.05 Directors’ Duty of Care and Governance with the New Technology and Data
1.06 Directors’ Duty of Care and the Governance of the New Technology and Data
1.07 The Pitfalls of Directors’ Duties and New Technology
Chapter 2: Legislation and Cases
2.02 United States
2.05 Global Updates
Chapter 3: Some Academic Articles
3.01 The (Un)Predictable Impact of Technology on Corporate Governance – Chiara Picciau
3.02 Technology and Corporate Governance: Blockchain, Crypto, and Artificial Intelligence – Mark Fenwick and Erik PM Vermeulen
3.03 How Boards are Governing Disruptive Technology – EY Americas
3.04 Corporate Management in the Age of AI – Martin Petrin
3.05 Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility, and Data Breaches – Claire Lending et al.
3.06 Canada: Privacy and the Board – Responsibilities and Liabilities – Kristel Kriel and Matthew Barnes